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Yahoo Reportedly Planning to Fold Shine
The sun is no longer beaming down on Shine, Yahoo!’s women-focused lifestyle section. CEO Marissa Mayer has plans to shutter the site by the second quarter of 2014, according to Re/Code. The ...
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'Snowpiercer' to Open Los Angeles Film Festival
Bong Joon-ho's action-thriller will make its North American premiere at the fest on June 11.read more
‘Snowpiercer’ to Open L.A. Film Festival
Bong Joon-ho's “Snowpiercer” has been named opening-night film of the 20th anniversary Los Angeles Film Festival, Film Independent announced on Tuesday. The futuristic thriller, which ...
‘Snowpiercer’ to Open L.A. Film Festival
The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer” as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film’s U.S. release from Radius-TWC. The festival, now in ...
A&E Orders Reality Show About Super Bowl Doritos Ad Winners
A&E has found its newest reality series. The network behind “Duck Dynasty,” “Storage Wars” and other hit unscripted shows has given the greenlight to “The Herbert Bro...
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'How I Met Your Mother' Series Finale: The Story Behind the Music (Video)
Music supervisor Andy Gowan outlines how a Tom Waits cover and a Walkmen track make Ted's final moments "less about love and more about companionship."read more
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Ad of the Day: Nike Launches 'Risk Everything' Campaign Ahead of the 2014 World Cup
It's a World Cup year, which means only one thing for soccer's major international stars. They're about to feel an almost unbearable amount of hellish pressure. Nike—which isn'...
Bertelsmann: RTL Group Parent Company and Multimedia Giant
Media conglom Bertelsmann owns a 75.1% stake in RTL Group, and Bertelsmann’s CEO, Thomas Rabe, is also chair of RTL Group’s board of directors. Its other businesses include book publishers Penguin...
Saoirse Ronan Heads to Ireland for John Crowley’s ‘Brooklyn’
Saoirse Ronan is starring in romance-drama “Brooklyn” with shooting starting in Ireland opposite Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters. John Crowley (“Interm...
Oscilloscope Laboratories Acquires Of Montreal Doc 'The Past is a Grotesque Animal'
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired worldwide rights to Jason Miller's rock documentary "The Past is a Grotesque Animal," whose subject is Of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes. Made possible by a Kick...
Elijah Wood-Sasha Grey’s South by Southwest Thriller Gets U.S. Distribution
Cinedigm has acquired U.S . distribution rights to the thriller “Open Windows,” starring Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey. The film, which has its world premiere last month at South by Southwest...
Universal Relocates International Theatrical Position to Los Angeles
David Kosse will leave his role as Universal Pictures’ President of International as the studio relocates the job to Los Angeles, the studio said Tuesday. Kosse will stay on as Universal searche...
National Geographic's 'Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers' Feels Real. Is That a Good Thing?
Things can get a little tricky when it comes to remembering tragedy with a commercialized product. The bottom line is whoever is "remembering" or "honoring" the devastating event is also airing it and...
‘How I Met Your Mother’ Co-Creator Defends Controversial Finale
Public opinion on Monday night's series finale of “How I Met Your Mother” might be divided, but Craig Thomas, the CBS sitcom's co-creator, figures that he and co-creator Carter Bay...
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Universal Moving Head of International Theatrical Operations Position from London to L.A.
UPDATED: Longtime international film president David Kosse has chosen not to relocate to Los Angeles; the studio will begin a search to fill his position.read more
New ‘Sex Tape’ Trailer Promises Promiscuity and Laughter (VIDEO)
If there’s one lesson to be taken from the new “Sex Tape” red band trailer, it’s that technology is never to be trusted. In an attempt to rekindle the spark in their relationsh...
RTL Group’s Asian Operations Starting to Take Off
Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012. R...
‘How I Met Your Mother': 14 of the Funniest and Angriest Reactions to Series Finale
(Spoiler alert: Do not read this if you haven't watched Monday's “How I Met Your Mother” finale.) “How I Met Your Mother” closed the book on nine seasons Monday night, ...
RTL Group’s German Flagship Channels Deliver Right Mix for Big Audiences
RTL Group’s German division, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, continues to perform solidly with the right mixture of hit scripted fare, both homegrown and imported, and hugely popular entertainment and...
RTL Group’s French Operations Stay Strong in Competitive Market
Over the past five years, RTL Group’s M6, Gaul’s No. 2 commercial channel, has weathered the global economic meltdown, the ad market crisis and audience fragmentation due to the launch of many DTT...

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